Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Covestro’s Tim Thiel, an industrial marketing manager for polyurethanes, has been selected to serve on the inaugural board of governors of the 2030 Districts Network.
This North American 2030 Districts Network initiative is currently operating in 15 cities, and aims to reduce energy and water use by 50% in existing buildings, as well as making new buildings carbon neutral by 2030. This is an area where rigid polyurethane foam can play an important role.
The board is being set up to help standardise parameters and share best practices among urban building districts that are participating in the 2030 Challenge for Planning.
“Helping to build more sustainable communities is a priority for Covestro, and an area of great interest to me personally,” Thiel said. “